1 cup toor dal, cooked
1 tomato, chopped
1 Tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
½ tsp cumin seeds
3 cloves of garlic, crushed and minced
½ tsp ginger
3 green chillies, finely chopped
A handful of coriander leaves, chopped
Lemon or lime juice
Salt to taste
Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds followed by garlic, ginger, green chillies, and onions. Cook till the onions soften and are lightly browned; then add the tomatoes
Stir in the spice powders (chilli, amchur & pepper). Cover and cook till the tomatoes become mushy.
Add the dal, mix well with the other ingredients and cook. Add desired amounts of water depending on the final consistency desired. Bring to a boil.
Garnish with coriander leaves and add a good squeeze of lemon or lime juice after turning off the heat. Serve hot.